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Lebanese army conducts bank heist training

The exercise follows several armed bank holdups in Lebanon by customers who are unable to access their savings. One Lebanese organization criticized the army for holding the training.
Lebanon bank

The Lebanese army held a training exercise Tuesday that was seemingly in response to the string of bank heists in the country. 

The army training simulated a "security incident” at a bank. The purpose was to “detain the perpetrators.” US and British trainers assisted with the exercise, the army said in a tweet. 

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